Dr. Dale S. Adler, a graduate of Harvard College and Weil Cornell Medical School, trained in medicine and cardiology at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He then spent 20 years in Cleveland, his hometown, at the Case Western Reserve University Medical Center, where he was professor and chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, vice chairman of Clinical Affairs.
Dr. Adler returned to the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in 2006 as executive vice chair of the Department of Medicine. He has a consultative and teaching cardiovascular practice, heads the Department of Medicine’s network development activities and the Klarmen Family Foundation-supported Master Clinician Program, co-heads the Management Leadership Track, oversees the Levinger Endowment for the structural heart program, and was recently asked to serve as interim chief of the Division of Women’s Health. His academic interests have included leadership roles in the NHLBI BARI 2D Clinical Trial involving management of ischemia in Type 2 diabetes patients, as well as in the formulation of guidelines for post-operative atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Adler started working with Jewish philanthropies while in high school when he was co-head of one of the earliest walk-a-thons for Soviet Jewry. In Cleveland, he was head of the Physicians Division and general co-chair of the Campaign. He has been a longtime member of the Maimonides Society, and served as co-chair of the Annual Health Professions Breakfast in Boston.
Dr. Adler and his wife, Nancy, have three children, Daniel, Jonathan, and Emily, all of whom have been involved in wonderful regional and national volunteer efforts.